How to Make a Shabby Lamp

One of my favorite local stores has some truly creative pieces within its walls, and one such piece was a very cute, shabby lampshade made with strips of fabric. I really wanted it ... but it was $55. I gave it a good once-over and decided, "yep, I can make that myself." And so I did. It was a pretty easy project, just time consuming because it takes a lot of fabric strips. Grab yourself an old wire lampshade frame. Or even a new one would … [Read more...]

My Passion for Book Page Crafts

Lately I'm becoming more and more drawn to anything made with book pages! Within minutes the words on a book's page take you to another place and time. The musty smell of an old book with an elegant cover is a sensory pleasure I'll always treasure. And when you're done with a book, you can transform it into a work of art. I've been collecting books for projects around the house and thanks to Pinterest, I'm finding an unending supply of crafts to … [Read more...]